Huge, deep sky blue berries cover this 5 to 7 ft. shrub in July. Self-pollinating, Chandler has one of the longest ripening seasons ever. You'll enjoy these big (the size of a quarter), delicious berries for more than six weeks during the summer. Pest- and disease-resistant. Foliage puts on a show in shades of wine and orange in the fall.
Vaccinium corymbosum 'Chandler'
Form:Fruit, Small Fruit, Blueberry
Sun Exposure:Full Sun
Height/Habit:5 - 7 feet
Spread:4 - 6 feet
Spacing:6 - 8 feet
Flowering Date:Mid spring
Planting Instructions:Plant in acidic, well-drained soil. If your soil is not naturally acidic an amended bed can be created for your blueberries. Mixing organic matter, bark mulch, acidic compost and sawdust in the soil will aid in creating an acidic environment for your plants. Water regularly during growing season.
Winter Care:None, except to mulch the first winter if fall planted. Remove in spring before growth starts.
Growth Rate:Slow to moderate once established, which takes approximately 8 - 10 weeks
Flower Form:Urn shaped 1/3", in loose clusters
Foliage Type:Attractive dark green in summer, scarlet in the fall in cool temperatures.
Pruning:Prune before new growth starts in the early spring. Late winter.
Soil Requirement:Acidic, moist, organic, well-drained. pH should be 4.5 to 5.5.
Additional Information:World's largest blueberry. Produces berries the size of a quarter. Long ripening season ensures that you are able to enjoy these big delicious berries for an even longer time period - over 6 weeks in the Summer!
Restricted States:AE AK CA GU HI PR
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Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:
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